Peter is a Reporter at Computing, and specialises in technology trends, endpoint, big data and analytics, apps in enterprise and skills.

Previously, he has written in the technology and videogames sectors, including Techradar.com and 360 Magazine, with a stint as News Editor on games TM magazine. He has freelanced across a range of other consumer and enterprise technology, entertainment and design publications.

 

Articles & blogs by Peter Gothard

Assigning a value to corporate data

Enterprise Security and Risk Management 2014
How are some of Britain’s top organisations trying to promote the value of their data to the biggest leakers – their own staff and clients? Peter Gothard reports
14 Jul 2014

Newcastle builds £250m tech hub to deliver 400 jobs and a £20m economic boost

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The Core will be first building to open in new Science Central complex
14 Jul 2014

Telcos should prepare customers for 'price hike' of a mass-surveilance future, warns academic

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'Worrying' data retention bill effects will feed down to the people, warns Coventry Uni’s Shaikh
10 Jul 2014

Cameron rushes through emergency phone and internet data retention bill

“The consequences of not acting are grave,” says PM
10 Jul 2014

Biffa still using Windows XP across the company, 'no business case' for Windows 7 says IT director

Migration planned, but firewalls are enough for now says David Gooding
09 Jul 2014

Samsung forecasts 25 per cent profit as mobile competition increases

Competition from China and Europe a threat, says smartphone manufacturer
08 Jul 2014

At home with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Peter Gothard gets some hands-on time with a Surface Pro 3, and discusses some of the device's finer features
04 Jul 2014

PaaS bucks up mobile app development

A cloud-based development platform from Portugal-based OutSystems has hugely increased the productivity of ADEC Group’s programmers, says Peter Gothard
04 Jul 2014

Facebook acquires video advertising firm for 'more relevant' customer targeting

Social media giant pays around $500m for LiveRail
03 Jul 2014

Singleton to focus G-Cloud and Digital Services on 'local authority use'

G-Cloud supremo's team will visit regional centres in bid to boost uptake
02 Jul 2014

'Buy a big enough botnet and you can crack almost any level of encryption' says BT

'Encryption no longer be all and end all' says head of information assurance Jelleyman
01 Jul 2014

Advanced Persistent Threats 'absolutely exist' says Palo Alto Networks

'This kind of thing is happening all the time now' says systems engineering manager Sherlow
01 Jul 2014

BBC board wary of security projects, says info security manager

'It’s all about reputation, availability and staying on the telly' reveals Cooper
01 Jul 2014

Amazon accused of 'bullying' publishers while Barnes & Noble spins off e-reader business

E-commerce giant's print-on-demand plans upset publishers
30 Jun 2014

Internet of Things infrastructures need to function more like Twitter, says Eurotech

And IoT projects need to stay true to non-siloed design, says Taberner
26 Jun 2014